Green Tea Matcha Coconut Milk Latte

This has become our favorite morning drink. I make mine with homemade coconut milk but it works with the cartons of coconut milk from the refrigerator section at the store…or any other milk for that matter. So why is matcha so great? 5 times as many antioxidants as any other food and 10 times other […]

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Homemade Coconut Milk

This makes the best coconut milk and it’s super easy!  It’s great in tea, with coffee or my favorite – green tea matcha latte. Ingredients: 6 cups of almost boiling water 1 8 oz bag of organic shredded coconut (I like Let’s Do Organic and I buy it by the case on Amazon but you […]

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Dairy Free New England Clam Chowder

This recipe comes from Sanitas athlete, Michelle Crystal (don’t worry, she’s from New England!) This is one of my favorite soups and one that I know my kids will always love. It’s got a perfect mix of carbs fat and protein. We’ve even started eating it for breakfast. Also, clams are really good for you […]

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The Importance of Sleep for Everyone

Sleep is probably the single most underrated tool for health and recovery. It’s essential for basic maintenance and repair of all our systems, impacting everything from chronic disease to body composition. Plus, it’ll definitely help you become a better athlete. You’ll Have a Better Metabolism One of the undervalued results of good sleep is surprising: an […]

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Clean Eating: Post-Workout Recovery and Paleo Snacks

There are a lot of different opinions out there, so you’ll need to find what works best for you.  Let’s start with your main priority?  Before you can reach optimal performance, you’ll need to reach optimal health. With that in mind, maybe your #1 priority is to focus on gut health or blood sugar issues, […]

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Best Ways to Eat Local in Boulder

Support Your Local Food Chain This Summer! Even the best supermarkets can’t compete with fresh-picked produce from local farms. Fruits and veggies start to degrade within hours of being picked, and thus locally-grown strawberries and arugula blow the pants off their Ecuadorian brethren (even those with the “organic” designation). While our growing season is short, […]

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Liquid Gold — Butter in your coffee?

bullet proof coffee

Missing that morning buzz you need to help carry you through your a.m. activities? For all you coffee lovers, I have news. Bullet proof coffee. You may have heard talk about this new caffeine combination around the gym. Though I would like to take credit for it, I cannot. Our wonderful coaches Beau Dorning and […]

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The Best Paleo Waffles (no grains, dairy or sweeteners)

Paleo Waffles (makes about 6 waffles) 8 eggs 2 cups almond flour 2/3 cup milk (almond or coconut milk work as well) 6 tablespoons coconut oil (melted) 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 bananas Spices – add to taste, cardamom and cinnamon are good 2 tablespoons coconut flour Additional coconut oil (melted or in […]

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Boulder’s CrossFit Sanitas Fall Clean Challenge Starts September 14

Fall Clean Challenge Starts September 14th It’s time to come clean after a great summer! Over 350 prior Sanitas Clean Challenge participants have lost an average of 3% body fat during past challenges, experienced amazing performance improvements, and learned life-changing nutrition strategies, all in just 30 days. SIGN UP NOW Why You Should Participate Lose […]

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Coconut vs. Almond Flour?

One quick note on paleo baking…if you’re going to bake things that require flour, try to find recipes that use coconut vs. almond flour.  One cup of almond flour is equivalent to 90 almonds and almonds are high in PUFAs, or omega 6s (which cause inflammation when they’re out of balance with omega 3s). Also […]

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